Full spectrum care for City orphans
A three-year-old girl with Down syndrome had been struggling for a few months to match the shape of a wooden cube to its proper hole in a toy used in psychomotor therapy. Then, one day, plop! It fell in. The girl was ecstatic, radiating joy and confidence.
Foreign Trade University students get summer school certificates
Economics and business students can consider journalism as their new career in which they can utilise both their knowledge of economics and journalistic skills.
Nine injured in lorry accident
Nine people were injured when a lorry losing its control and crashed into two houses yesterday evening in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
Child dies in Bao Yen flash floods
Heavy rain caused flash floods in the north-eastern districts of Lao Cai Province, killing a child in Nghia Do Commune in Bao Yen District.
Hoarding violations bug HCM City
The HCM City administration has instructed the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to develop a long-term policy for outdoor advertising to bring it under stricter control, a city official said.
Flood-proof housing plan benefits 50,000 families
Dong Thap Province still has 13,000 families living in flood-prone areas that need to be relocated as part of a state-run programme that has been carried out since 2001, according to the province's Department of Construction.
Mass media to join AIDS fight
The Vietnam News Agency, Radio the Voice of Viet Nam and National Viet Nam Television will team up with the National Committee for AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control to mount a better fight against the social problems.
Water logged
People on an inundated stretch of Lac Long Quan Street in HCM City last night. A heavy downpour flooded many streets in the city.
One dead, one injured in barbershop fire
One person died and another was injured after a barbershop caught fire in Binh Duong province's Thuan An town yesterday.
Stronger reforms needed: PM
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday asked his cabinet to identify "stronger measures" to improve the nation's business and investment environment, enhance productivity and speed up economic restructuring.
Ha Noi department seizes 20 iPhone 6 smartphones
The Market Management Unit No 1 under Ha Noi's Market Management Department yesterday seized 20 iPhone 6 smartphones from a man living in Dai Kim commune of Hoang Mai district.
Australian students to study in Viet Nam

More than 300 Australian students will come to Viet Nam during the next 12 months to earn credit towards their Australian academic qualifications through clinical placements, short-term research projects and semester-based exchanges.

Strange disease identified as hepatitis
Strange disease identified as hepatitis

A strange disease that has affected 45 residents in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum's Ia Chiem and Dak Nang communes since May this year has been identified as hepatitis A, according to the provincial Health Department.

City to speed up canal upgrade
City to speed up canal upgrade

Officials from the HCM City Department of Transport and other agencies on Friday inspected the Tan Hoa-Lo Gom Canal Sanitation and Urban Upgrade Project as part of efforts to speed up work and complete it by the end of August.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival 1    VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.